THESE MATERIALS WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU UPON COMPLETION; Return fee required.
PLEASE ALLOW 3 WEEKS FOR EVALUATION PROCESS if done via mail services.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SENDING DOCUMENTATION TO YOUR LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD AS PROOF OF PORTFOLIO EVALUATION!
My WV certificate licence number will appear on the narrative assessment summary in the formal evaluation of your child's portfolio. You are responsible for taking the narrative assessment summary to your local school district or board of education as required by law. The report will list subjects taught and that learning has been achieved.
Suggestions for Portfolio Evaluations
What could be included?
A. Overview or Summary of subjects [like a resume in the front of the binder or at each subject area tab]
B. Listing of accomplishments for the school year
C. Tables of Contents of textbooks you actually used [at least ¾ of the book or material]
D. Certificates of completion for mini-lessons, co-op classes, online learning, Bible School, etc.
a. make your own certificates for lessons you do in homeschool including the hours spent studying the subject
b. make rewards for your children in areas they have particularly improved upon during the current school year and include under the subject
E. “Report Card” if necessary or available with your curriculum
F. Reading Log of books read and the reading level the book – see: http://www.lexile.com/about-lexile/lexile-video/
G. Math – table of contents, tests, worksheets, speed drills, games, and websites utilized, etc.
H. History – lap books (pictures will do), websites utilized, books read, time periods or subjects studied, field trips, missionary’s talks from church or Bible study curriculum pertaining to history or culture
I. Science – science journal entries (photocopies), experiment summaries from the student, pictures, field trips, websites utilized, created power points’ notes, etc.
J. Language – table of contents, samples of writing, corrected papers (of the teachers or students’ own correcting), formal papers, copy of a speech, research paper of any size with bibliography, phonics lesson samples, websites on language
K. ELECTIVES – art projects, drawings, painting, pictures of sculptures, music selections (YouTube link), new recipes (home economics), sewing projects completed with pics, websites
L. BIBLE – not formally assessed; however can be a significant part of history category
M. OTHER – guest speakers you have heard (summary from student or parent or pics with a captions), special events at church, vacation destinations, audio CD listing (Jonathan Park for science supplement), drama (church play), Girl Scout events, Boy Scout events, AWANA (character building), and much more!
a. Life calling
b. Resume for older students
c. Areas of service at church
d. Life story?